Mound of Sound

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Mound of Sound [1]
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Studio album by Wild Willy Barrett
Released 1997 (1997)
Recorded Log-a-Rhythm studios
Genre Folk
Label Imaginit
Producer Tom Rogers
Wild Willy Barrett chronology
Open Toed and Flapping
(1995)Open Toed and Flapping1995
Mound of Sound
Gypsies Too
(Sleeping Dogz)
(2002)Gypsies Too2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Wild Willy Barrett's Mound of Sound is the fifth solo album by Wild Willy Barrett; released in 1997, it is a collection of newly-written folk songs. The album features contributions from fellow Buckinghamshire guitarist "John Cadman" and "Bad Attitude" a collective made up of Carl Taylor and Stephen Two-Names; Barrett's side-man on his third solo album, Organic Bondage.

Tracfk list[edit]

All tracks written by Barrett and Painter except where stated.

Track list
No.TitleWriter(s)Arranged byLength
4."Mélodié Au Tatay"   
5."Milkfloat Blues"   
6."African Romance"   
7."Fortune"John DowlandJohn Cadman 
8."Jubb"Bad Attitude  
9."Fuego De Espaniol"   
10."The Mound"   
11."Bergerette Sans Roch With Mound" John Cadman 


  • Wild Willy Barrett - harmonium (1, 3), guitar (2, 6, 9), balalaika (3), slide guitar (4), eggneck guitar (5), ukulele (6]
  • Mark Freeman - cardboard box (3, 5), marching drum (3, 9), waste bin (3), Tunisian drum (6)
  • Birgitta Herminegildus van Dongen - vocals (3, 5, 6, 10)
  • John Cadman - lute (7, 11), bandora (10)


  1. ^ Dave Thompson (1999-09-01). "Mound of Sound - Wild Willy Barrett | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-06-28. 
  2. ^ Mound of Sound at AllMusic